The Ancient History of the Maori, His Mythology and Traditions 6 Volume Set

Author(s): John White

Maori Books

9781108039659

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Volume 1: Preface; Introduction; 1. Whare-kura; 2. Mythology of creation; 3. Tane and rebellion of spirits; 4. Division of heaven and earth; 5. Death of Wahie-roa; 6. Death of Wahie-roa; 7. Attempt to murder Ta-whaki; 8. Ta-whaki ascends to heaven; 9. Creation of woman; 10. The god Tane; 11. Creation of man and woman; 12. The deluge. Volume 2: 1. Io; 2. Rona; 3. Tama-nui-a-raki and Mata-ora; 4. Niwa-reka, Hapopo, and Paoa; 5. Maui; 6. Maui; 7. Maui and Mahu-i-ka; 8. Ira-waru and Hina-uri; 9. Tini-rau and Hine-te-iwaiwa; 10. Hine-i-te-puwha; 11. Original canoes. Volume 3: Preface; 1. Ue-nuku and Whena; 2. Ue-nuku; 3. Pou-heni and Hine-kau-i-rangi; 4. Tama-tea and Rongo-kako; 5. Rongo-i-tua and Kahui-tupua; 6. Tara-ki-uta and Tara-ki-tai; 7. Nga-ti-ira; 8. Rau-rika; 9. Kui, Tutu-mai-ao, and Turehu; 10. Pa o Nga-toko-ono (The Pa of the Six); 11. The acts of Te-wera; 12. Last migration from Ha-taitai; 13. Tama-i-hara-nui; 14. Nga-ti-mamoe and South Island history. Volume 4: Preface; Introduction; 1. Hape-ki-tu-a-rangi; 2. Tai-nui; 3. The war of Mango; 4. Pahau and Karewa; 5. Ponga and Puhi-huia; 6. Puhi-huia arrives at Tipi-tai; 7. Heke-maru; 8. Tar-ao and Karewa; 9. Hotu-nui; 10. Hoto-nui; 11. Paoa; 12. Paoa; 13. Paoa. Volume 5: Preface; 1. The ancient canoes, and Tai-nui; 2. Hotu-mauea; 3. Journey of Tara to Katikati; 4. Motai; 5. The exploits of Te-ngako; 6. The forts of Tu-Raunga-tao taken; 7. Battles fought previous to those of Mau-inaina and the Totara; 8. The Nga-ti-maru answer by song; 9. An account of an ancient (European) navigator called Rongo-tute; 10. The war between Nga-ti-maru and Nga-ti-whananga; 11. The war of Nga-ti-awa on Hau-raki; 12. The attack of Kohi-rangatira and Te-kanawa on Nga-puhi; 13. The acts of murder by the Nga-puhi on the Hau-raki tribes; 14. How Nga-i-te-rangi obtained possession of Tauranga; 15. Pa at Maketu Taken; 16. The Nga-ti-maru reside in Horo-tiu. Volume 6: Preface; 1. Of the various expeditions of the Wai-koto against the Nga-ti-awa and other southern tribes; 2. Rau-paraha; 3. Rau-paraha goes to Maunga-tautari to fetch the Nga-ti-raukawa tribe; 4. Rau-paraha and war-party go to the Wai-pounamu; 5. Rau-paraha and Rangi-hae-ata; 6. Maori wars; 7. Lands taken in war, and how given to tribes; 8. Attack on Pa at Kai-a-poi; 9. A Maori relic; 10. Wars of Rau-paraha on middle island natives; 11. Death of Europeans at Wai-rau; 12. Genealogy of Te-po; 13. Descendants of Rangi and Papa; 14. Genealogical table of Tiki-au-aha; 15. Offspring of Pae-rangi; 16. Genealogy of Rongo-whakaata.

General Fields

  • : 9781108039659
  • : Cambridge Library Collection
  • : Cambridge University Press
  • : Contains 6 Paperbacks
  • : November 2011
  • : 220x140mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 993.01
  • : 2626
  • : 57 b/w illus.
  • : John White
  • : Multiple copy pack